Will Levis was part of an unlucky draft slide over the weekend, because the projected first-round choose was as an alternative chosen by the Tennessee Titans early on Day 2.
Regardless of the place Levis was going to go, he had the utmost help of his household by your complete ordeal. On Thursday night time, cameras confirmed Levis’ household by his aspect your complete time because the picks went from No. 1 to No. 31.
Kelley Levis, one in all Will’s sisters, despatched a message of help to her quarterback brother on Instagram.
“Now let’s present ‘em,” she wrote.
Tennessee traded as much as No. 33 general to pick the previous Kentucky standout. In 11 video games final season, Levis threw for two,406 yards, 19 touchdowns and 10 interceptions whereas finishing 65.4% of his passes.
The quarterbacks taken within the high 5 picks had been Bryce Young to the Carolina Panthers at No. 1, C.J. Stroud to the Houston Texans at No. 2 and Florida’s Anthony Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts at No. 4.
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NFL journalist Peter King wrote in his newest “Football Morning in America” column why Levis fell from being one of many high quarterbacks within the class to the fourth quarterback being taken.
“Will Levis didn’t go thirty third as an alternative of eleventh or fourth as a result of he stinks. It’s largely as a result of the groups between 4 and 33 didn’t have a necessary want for a quarterback who’s not a certain factor,” King wrote. “Seattle and Vegas have signed vets to handle within the short-term, Washington and Atlanta have dedicated to provide younger youngsters a legit probability, and Tampa Bay had many larger wants than changing Baker Mayfield.
“Plus, you heard a lot about how nice the tight finish class was. But there was just one tight finish picked within the first spherical as a result of, in fact, the availability was so deep. Levis didn’t sink like a stone. He was the fourth-most-desired quarterback in a yr when the overwhelming majority of groups had larger wants.”
Titans coach Mike Vrabel mentioned he talked with Ryan Tannehill to let him know the workforce was taking a quarterback. He mentioned Tannehill is ready to be the beginning quarterback coming into camp with Malik Willis because the No. 2 and Levis because the projected No. 3.
Fox News’ Scott Thompson contributed to this report.
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